The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 - 122
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HNC 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.39% - 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £22.31 £32.00
% change year-on-year +49.03% -30.28%  

HNC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 702 846 785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 38.96% 42.51% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1224 1150
Median daily rate £415 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 70 62
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +127.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £58.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HNC in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in Hampshire

HNC
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 £350 -
Winchester - 2 £353 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (46.15%) HND
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CDMA
4 3 (23.08%) GSM
4 3 (23.08%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) TETRA
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) LTE
4 3 (23.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) 4G
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (7.69%) ATM
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (7.69%) BPR

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) CATIA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) 4G
1 3 (23.08%) CDMA
1 3 (23.08%) GSM
1 3 (23.08%) LTE
1 3 (23.08%) TETRA
2 1 (7.69%) ATM
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) CATIA Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) BPR
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PDM
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) HND
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft